frame

  • 1 Frame — Frame, n. 1. Anything composed of parts fitted and united together; a fabric; a structure; esp., the constructional system, whether of timber or metal, that gives to a building, vessel, etc., its model and strength; the skeleton of a structure.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Frame — ist in der Hauptbedeutung ein vom englischen Wort frame (dt.: Rahmen, Gestell) stammendes Fremdwort, das in verschiedenen Zusammenhängen verwendet wird: als Abstraktum: den sichtbaren Bildausschnitt eines Films Einzelbilder in Filmen, Animationen …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 frame — [frām] vt. framed, framing [ME framen < frame, a structure, frame, prob. < ON frami, profit, benefit, akin to frama, to further < fram, forward (akin to OE fram, FROM); some senses < OE framian, to be helpful: see FURNISH] 1. to shape …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Frame — Frame, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Framed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Framing}.] [OE. framen, fremen, to execute, build, AS. fremman to further, perform, effect, fr. fram strong, valiant; akin to E. foremost, and prob. to AS. fram from, Icel. fremja, frama, to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Frame — is generally accepted as being of Scottish origin although this is by no means certain. It is believed to derive from the Olde English pre 7th century word fram a term for a lusty and vigorous man! Today Frame is fairly prevalent on the western… …

    Surnames reference

  • 6 frame — ► NOUN 1) a rigid structure surrounding a picture, door, etc. 2) (frames) a metal or plastic structure holding the lenses of a pair of glasses. 3) the rigid supporting structure of a vehicle, piece of furniture, or other object. 4) a person s… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 frame — vt framed, fram·ing 1: to formulate the contents of and draw up (as a document) in the two hundred years since our Constitution was framed W. J. Brennan, Jr. 2: to contrive the evidence against (as an innocent person) so that a verdict of guilty… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 frame — frame, framing, frame analysis In Frame Analysis (1974), Erving Goffman defines a ‘frame’ as ‘definitions of the situation [that] are built up in accordance with the principles of organization which govern events at least social ones and our… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 9 Frame — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Se denomina frame en inglés, a un fotograma o cuadro, una imagen particular dentro de una sucesión de imágenes que componen una animación. La continua sucesión de estos fotogramas producen a la vista la sensación de… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 10 Frame — Frame, v. i. 1. To shape; to arrange, as the organs of speech. [Obs.] Judg. xii. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. To proceed; to go. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The bauty of this sinful dame Made many princes thither frame. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 frame-up — frame ups N COUNT A frame up is a situation where someone pretends that an innocent person has committed a crime by deliberately lying or inventing evidence. [INFORMAL] He was innocent and the victim of a frame up …

    English dictionary

  • 12 frame — (izg. frȇjm) m DEFINICIJA 1. inform. u komunikaciji, paket informacija koji se kroz mrežu prenosi kao cjelina 2. int. dio Internet stranice koji predstavlja zasebnu cjelinu, no može mu se pristupiti isključivo preko glavne stranice; obično se… …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 13 frame — [n] skeleton, casing anatomy, architecture, body, build, cage, carcass, construction, enclosure, fabric, flounce, form, framework, fringe, groundwork, hem, mount, mounting, outline, physique, scaffold, scaffolding, scheme, setting, shell, stage,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 Frame-up — n. A conspiracy or plot for a malicious or evil purpose; especially, an act that incriminates a person on false evidence. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 frame up — noun baseless charge, cabal, conspiracy, counterfeit evidence, faked charge, false charge, false evidence, false information, foul play, frame, hoax, intrigue, machination, perjured testimony, plant, trap, trickery, trumped up charge, trumped up… …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 frame–up — / frām ˌəp/ n: an act or series of acts in which someone is framed Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 Frame — (engl., spr. frēm), im Maschinenwesen soviel wie Gestell, Rahmen …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Frame — (lat. framĕa), langschäftiger Speer mit kurzer Spitze, Waffe der alten Germanen …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 19 frame-up — n a plan to make someone seem guilty of a crime which they did not do = ↑set up …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 frame-up — frame ,up noun count INFORMAL a situation in which someone tries to make an INNOCENT person seem guilty of a crime, by lying or producing false evidence …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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